Jennifer Lee

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Ask a North Korean: what's life like in the army?

In an ongoing series, NK News poses a reader’s question to a defector. This week, enduring military service on an empty stomach<p>In North Korea, men serve in the military for 10 years and women for seven. The special unit working as Kim Jong-un’s personal bodyguards serve for 13.<p>Military service is …

Don't Send Your Kid to the Ivy League

In the spring of 2008, I did a daylong stint on the Yale admissions committee. We—that is, three admissions staff, a member of the college dean’s …

What College Can’t Do

There’s a special joy in giving someone advice that’s sure not to be followed—“Wake up at the same time every morning”; “Don’t check your e-mail while on vacation”—and William Deresiewicz must have felt it when writing his recent cover story for <i>The New Republic</i>, “Don’t Send Your Kid to the Ivy …

College & University

Full Page NYT Sewol Ad- The Truth Shall Not Sink

<b>Article from Newsis:</b><p>“The Truth Shall Not Sink” Second Sewol Ad in the New York Times<p>A full-page ad was published in the New York Times appealing for …

Inside David Foster Wallace's Private Self-Help Library

<i>“Humility — the acceptance that being human is good enough — is the embrace of ordinariness.” — underlined by David Foster Wallace in his copy of</i> …

Girls do better than boys at school, despite inequality

Even in countries where gender inequality is rampant, girls still outperform boys in the classroom, a new study shows<p>Girls do better than boys at school, even in countries where women’s liberties are severely restricted, a study has revealed.<p>New research shows that girls outperform boys in …

What have we lost in the shift from cigarettes to smartphones?

Flickr/VRYSXY69. Some rights reserved.<p>When I gave up smoking four years ago, it struck me how important smoking had been to my experience of …

A Picture To Show You Clearly The Effects of Aperture, Shutter Speed and ISO On Images

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Why It’s Still Important to Shoot In Black And White

I’ve just read a comment from a photographer who said it’s time to stop shooting in black and white. He claimed we don’t see the world in black and …

A Black Mississippi Judge's Breathtaking Speech To 3 White Murderers

<i>Here's an astonishing speech by U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, who in 2010 became the second African-American appointed as federal judge in Mississippi. He read it to three young white men before sentencing them for the death of a 48-year-old black man named James Craig Anderson in a parking</i> …

Which Three Lenses do You Need for Photography?

Two things occurred to me When I read Phillip VanNostrand’s article The Only Three Lenses You Need for Travel Photography. One, is that his choice of …

1950s Hong Kong Captured In Street Photography By Fan Ho

Critically acclaimed Chinese photographer Fan Ho spent the 1950s and 60s taking gritty and darkly beautiful photos of street life in Hong Kong. His …

Hong Kong

8 Street Photographers That Rock Our World

Sure, we all know about the likes of Henri Cartier Bresson, one of the most influential street photographers of all time, and while his work …

100 years of the Leica camera – in pictures

From Henri Cartier-Bresson to Neil Libbert, many of the 20th century’s defining images were shot on a Leica

Reflexionen Eins

Top Photography Articles of the Year 2013

As the year ends and a new one begins, we looked back at what articles & topics attracted the most attention. Listed below are some of 2013’s most …

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …

The Square: Photos of Artist Seokmin Ko Blending Into the World Behind His Mirror

In his photo series <i>The Square</i>, Korean artist Seokmin Ko throws a small glitch into reality. In every photo, someone can be seen holding a mirror that …

Conflict Photographer Shares What He’s Learned in 20 Years of Covering War

Photojournalism can be a dangerous profession, especially for those photojournalists who are drawn to conflict photography. Once such photojournalist …

Slow Motion Photo Booth Making Waves in the Wedding Photography Industry

At major events such as birthdays, weddings or christenings, it’s fast becoming a staple to come across a photo booth or at least a designated …

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Make a Super Simple Smartphone-to-SLR Adapter Using an Extra Eyepiece

This weird looking contraption is a homemade adapter that lets you shoot digital photographs with a smartphone through the viewfinder of an SLR. …